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  • Army news

    Jordyn Wright graduated from Marine Corps recruit training Jan. 9, at Parris Island, S.C., and Marine combat training at Camp Geiger, N.C., Feb. 17. S ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • March is Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness Month

    Gov. Terry Branstad has signed a proclamation declaring March as Traumatic Brain Injury Awareness (TBI) month.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:14 am
  • Middle school band students participate in solo festival

    On Monday, Feb. 23, many Clarke Community Middle School band members participated in the Clarke Middle School Solo Festival. 
    March 3, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Clarke choir members participate in honor choir

    Sixteen members of the Clarke High School Concert Choir and Chamber Choir participated in the 72nd Creston Little All State Honor Choir held at Cresto ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • South Central Conference Middle School Vocal Festival held at Clarke

    Clarke Middle School Choirs and their director Ms. Ann March will be hosting the South Central Conference Middle School Vocal Festival Thursday, March ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:10 am
  • Archer recognized by KHI Solutions for excellence

    Roger Archer of Main Street Insurance LLC was recently recognized by KHI Solutions with the 2014 Grow Your Business award.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:11 am
  • Republican chairman Kaufmann becomes vocal about local politicians

    Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Jeff Kaufmann did not hold back on his feelings when he was a guest speaker at a Clarke County Republicans meeting M ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Fry defends ‘no’ vote on gas tax increase

    It quickly became clear during a Feb. 27 Clarke County legislative luncheon that Rep. Joel Fry, R-Osceola, and Sen. Amy Sinclair, R-Allerton, were unh ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Tragedy to triumph

    “Mine is a story that Anne Frank might have told, had she survived. … This is also a story that conveys a message of perseverance, determination, fait ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Murray FFA celebrates National FFA Week

    Murray FFA will celebrate National FFA Week Feb. 21-28. This year’s theme is “Go All Out!” and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Loebsack announces Congressional high school art competition

    Congressman Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, announced this week that high school students in the Iowa’s Second Congressional District may now submit their orig ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Iowa’s infrastructure grade point average (GPA): C-

    DES MOINES – The Iowa Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) released the inaugural 2015 Report Card for Iowa’s Infrastructure duri ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • 2015 Iowa Auctioneers Association Convention contest results

    DES MOINES – This year’s Iowa Auctioneers Association annual convention was jam-packed with classes, competition and camaraderie.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Relay for Life of Clarke County kick off event planned

    The Relay for Life of Clarke County kick off event is planned 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26, at Clarke County Hospital’s administration building, 805 S. Fi ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • SWCC announces additional scholarships for students

    Southwestern Community College (SWCC) Education Foundation announces the addition of 10 annual scholarships, through the H. Dale and Lois Bright Found ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Hospital construction affects parking in north lot

    Clarke County Hospital temporarily closed the southwest quarter of its north parking lot for construction.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • West Lake Ice Out a success

    The West Lake Ice Out Ice Fishing Tournament was held Sunday, Feb. 15, in Osceola. It was hosted by Cody Mundy.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Murray blood drive planned

    It takes less than one hour to donate blood and in that one hour, blood donors will do more than most will do in a lifetime – they will save lives. Ju ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Theatre Simpson presents ‘Pericles’

    Theatre Simpson presents Shakespeare’s fascinating story “Pericles.”Pericles, a young prince from an ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Loebsack visits Osceola, discusses broadband access

    Access to the Internet has grown exponentially since Iowa entered the digital age, and U.S. Congressman for Iowa’s second congressional district Dave ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • City moves forward with Casey’s renovation project

    The city of Osceola gave another go-ahead to the potential renovation of the Casey’s General Store located at the intersection of Highways 34 and 69, ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • CCH offers discount to check cholesterol

    February is National Heart Health Month, and Clarke County Hospital Laboratory is offering its basic wellness screening package at $10 to encourage he ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Council approves putting new city logo on water tower

    If you’re going to have a new city logo, you might as well start using it.During a Feb. 17 Osceola C ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:33 am
  • Sutton, Elben plead not guilty to accessory charges

    Two Osceola people involved in a double homicide investigation have plead not guilty to their charges.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:13 am
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